Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Patient Stories

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Atrial Septal Defect: Jacob's Story

Jacob with his golf clubs

Jacob, 16, is able to play sports at a high level thanks to the team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he had heart surgery three years ago.

Heart Transplant: Stosh’s Story


Diagnosed with heart defects before birth, Stosh had heart surgery in utero, three reconstructive procedures in his first four years, then a heart transplant.

Heterotaxy Syndrome: Finn’s Story


Finn, 3, had heart surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to correct his serious heart defects as a result of heterotaxy syndrome.

Pulmonary Hypertension: Emma’s Story

Emma swimming

Emma, 9, has the energy to swim, dance and participate in the activities she loves thanks to the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Pulmonary Hypertension: Emma’s Story

Emma wearing a soccer jersey smiling standing in front of a fireplace

Emma has her complex heart problems, including pulmonary hypertension, under control thanks to the Cardiac Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.